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The continuing disappearance of "pure” Ca2+buffers

Schwaller, B.

In: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2009, vol. 66, no. 2, p. 275-300

Université de Fribourg

Upregulated expression of oncomodulin, the beta isoform of parvalbumin, in perikarya and axons in the diencephalon of parvalbumin knockout mice

Csillik, B. ; Schwaller, Beat ; Mihaly, A. ; Henzi, Thomas ; Losonczi, E. ; Knyihar-Csillik, E.

In: Neuroscience, 2010, vol. 165, no. 3, p. 749-757

The calcium-binding proteins parvalbumin, calbindin D-28k, calretinin and calcineurin are present in subsets of GABAergic gigantic calyciform presynaptic terminals of the reticular thalamic nucleus (RTN). Previously it was hypothesized that GABA and calcium-binding proteins including parvalbumin are not only colocalized in the same neuron subpopulation, but that GABA synthesis and parvalbumin...

Université de Fribourg

The continuing disappearance of “pure” Ca²⁺ buffers

Schwaller, Beat

In: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 2009///doi:10.1007/s00018-008-8564-6

Advances in the understanding of a class of Ca²⁺-binding proteins usually referred to as “Ca²⁺ buffers” are reported. Proteins historically embraced within this group include parvalbumins (α and β), calbindin-D9k, calbindin-D28k and calretinin. Within the last few years a wealth of data has accumulated that allow a better understanding of the functions of particular family members of...